Rap veteran LL Cool J wants respect put on his name. The hip-hop OG went to social media to voice his complaint about the title of “forefather of pop rap” being given to him.
LL Cool J Isn’t Happy About Pop Rap Credit
The “I Need Love” crooner took to Twitter to let followers known he was confused about the title. At the time, being called “pop” was not the best thing, and LL has expressed his frustrations with people giving him that forefather credit.
“Me being called the forefather of pop rap is very confusing. What the f*ck are you talking about?? LOL”
LL Cool J Reflects On His Career For ‘Behind The Music’
LL Cool J is going to tell his story. VH1’s ‘Behind The Music’ series is officially back with Paramount+, and he’s just one of many artists who are getting ready to spill all the details and let fans in on their amazing paths.
A trailer dropped in March 2021 for ‘Behind The Music’ and it looks dope. Many artists will reveal new information and the first-look promo has everybody more excited than ever for the series, which first debuted in 1997.
His Latest Project
From track suits and Kangols to FUBU, LL Cool J has always been at the forefront of hip-hop fashion. Back in December 2020, the Queens rap legend launched a collection inspired by hip-hop’s history with gold chains. LL’s Rock The Bells fashion line is a collaboration with artist Alexander-John. After first working together on apparel and accessories inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, now the pair has released the Chain Collection.
There’s no denying the impact that gold chains have had on our culture. Designer Alexander John has taken this cultural staple and remixed it like only someone who loves the culture can.
LL Levels Up With Clothing Line Launch
The rapper, actor and hip-hop mogul ventured into the fashion biz with his Rock The Bells clothing launch back in January of 2020. LL Cool J stays making major moves.